Koka Ninja House (Yashiki)

I finally visited the Koka Ninja House 甲賀流忍術屋敷 in Koka. I highly recommend taking your foreign friends here. Most foreigners are very interested…

Samegai one of Japan’s 100 Best Springs

On June 5, 2008, the Ministry of the Environment announces Japan’s 100 Best Spring Waters of the Heisei Era (平成の名水百選) and four of…

Harie one of Japan’s 100 Best Spring Waters

On June 5, 2008, the Ministry of the Environment announced Japan’s 100 Best Spring Waters of the Heisei Era (平成の名水百選) and four of…

Echigawa Public Library wins “Library of the Year” award

On Dec. 12, 2007, the Echigawa Public Library 愛知川図書館 won the “Library of the Year” Award from among 5,000 libraries in Japan. The…

Re: NHK Nodo Jiman

My English version of the song, “Biwako Shuko no Uta” (Lake Biwa Rowing Song) was sung on national television for the first time…
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